EDF Energy: Nuclear Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, Bridgwater In person placement

Important dates

  • Application deadline date:

  • Placement start date:

Placement locations

  • Bridgwater

Placement details


Location: Bridgwater.

Application criteria:

  • A minimum of 102 UCAS points - ideally this will be either: 

  • Three A-Levels (at grade C or above including Maths and a Science subject). 

  • Or a relevant Level 3 qualification, such as a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with a strong mathematical element. 

Key skills:

  • A passion for engineering in the nuclear industry.

  • The ability to work in a team and independently, as well as being able to balance the responsibilities of study and work.

How to apply: Apply directly through EDF Energy's website by clicking 'Apply' at the top of this page!


About the Nuclear Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

During this four-year Degree Apprenticeship, you’ll learn from EDF industry-leading experts and gain valuable experience, whilst studying for a Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

On the scheme you'll follow the Level 6 Nuclear Scientist Nuclear Engineer Apprentice Standard.

Year 1: Full-time residential study at the National College for Nuclear, completing a foundation year in engineering, including both academic and hands-on learning within a realistic training environment.

Year 2 and 3: Time split between your studies and on-the-job learning at your EDF location, whilst you start to specialise in your chosen field. 

Year 4: You’ll spend most of your time at your EDF location, whilst continuing your studies through distance learning. You’ll have developed your knowledge and skills from your studies and in the workplace and you will have captured the learning evidence as part of your training and development portfolio.  


About EDF Energy

EDF is the UK’s largest producer of low carbon electricity, supplying millions of customers with electricity and gas.

They generate low carbon electricity from six nuclear power stations, more than thirty onshore wind farms and two offshore wind farms.


Next Steps

Apply directly through EDF Energy's website by clicking 'Apply' at the top of this page!


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